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Curtorkars celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

BY PRATIMA ACHREKAR| NT NETWORK
The feast of Our Lady of Carmel, Curtorim, is celebrated with pomp and gaiety every year on the second Sunday of May. This beautiful chapel of Our Lady of Carmel is located on the crossroads connecting Margao to Macasana.

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Goodbye Grey

By Aroona Reejhsinghani
Causes of premature greying of hair are many and some of them are hereditary factors, stress hormonal imbalance, insomnia, chronic cold, sinusitis, infectious disease, thyroid disorders and lack of vitamin B, iron, iodine and copper in the body.

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The Man called Osama

By Geoffrey Malone
With the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, Osama bin Laden was elevated to the realm of evil in the American imagination once reserved for dictators like Hitler and Stalin.

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Saga of the Bodhi Tree

By Shekher Phadnis
According to Buddhist tradition, Siddharta Gautama finally abandoned years of rigorous fasting and asceticism in 599 BC - 2600 years ago - by accepting milk and honey from a young woman. He then sat down beneath the Bodhi Tree and vowed not to move until he attained enlightenment.

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The Largest Gateway in the World

By K D L Khan
Buland Darwaza, meaning ‘high’ or ‘great’ gate/ “Gate of Magnificence” in Persian, is the largest of gateways in the world. It is located in Fatehpur Sikri 43 km away from Agra.

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Where is Goa’s Lok Ayukta Bill?

By Mário Cabral E Sá
Supreme Court Justice (Rtd) Santosh Hegde, stated the other day that of all the Lok Ayukta Bills/Laws in force/pending approval the best was Goa’s. It needs a few retouches but that was more by way of updating. It was sent to the Centre in 2003 but it is not being followed up by the State government.

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Inner Cleansing

By Dr Kasturi Desai
Virechan is another popular treatment in Ayurveda, whereby the patient is subjected to medicines that help him clear his bowels. The entire treatment takes place for a period of fifteen days.

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Merchant of Death

By Khushwant Singh
After reading the affidavit of Sanjiv Bhatt, a senior-police officer in Gujarat stating that Chief Minister Narendra Modi had exhorted Hindus to teach Muslims a lesson for what some of their fellow Muslims had done to the Sabarmati Express at Godhra railway station in which 68 Hindu Kar Sewaks returning from Ayodhya were burnt alive.

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Tantra – An Ancient Technology

By Sadhguru
The nature of the human mind is such that if we can distinctly create something in our mind, the next step could be to empower it with our life energies. If we can do that, it will become a living reality by itself.

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The Neglected Fruits of Goa

By Dr Nandkumar M Kamat
Three colourful varieties of cultivated Zamb (Syzigium jambos - pale green, coral red and pinkish), five different varieties of Jamun / Jambul (Syzigium cumuni), two rare annona (custard apple family)

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